Our Projects

2018 Larrabee State Park stewardship day

July 14, 2018 Climbers have been doing stewardship projects at Larrabee for over ten years. This year we did grafitti removal at the beach and among the boulders inland at Lost Ledge.  As is standard, we ended the work day with plenty of time for climbing. Thirteen climbers showed up and some were [...]

2018 Larrabee State Park stewardship day2018-08-17T21:46:57+00:00

National Trails Day at Three O’Clock Rock

Eightmile Creek Trail - June 2, 2018 Climbers have been doing volunteer trailwork on the Eightmile Creek trail since 1999. This year we began building a new switchback where the trail is heavily eroded in the woods leading up to Three O'Clock Rock, the most accessible crag in the traditional Darrington climbing area. [...]

National Trails Day at Three O’Clock Rock2018-08-17T21:48:25+00:00

2017 Tieton River Stewardship Update

The Tieton River area hosts a wide variety of sport and trad climbing, and some excellent bouldering as well. In 2017 the Access Fund Conservation Team was in the state for a couple of months and, working on contract with the Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC), they supervised volunteers working to stabilize [...]

2017 Tieton River Stewardship Update2018-04-20T16:21:04+00:00

2017 Climbing Management Plans at Beacon and Index

Beacon plan Index plan Olympia, June 21, 2017. Years of work by rock climbers culminated this week when Washington State Parks Director Don Hoch signed a new climbing management plan for Forks of the Sky State Park (Index Town Walls) and an updated plan for Beacon Rock State Park. The Forks of the [...]

2017 Climbing Management Plans at Beacon and Index2018-04-20T16:20:46+00:00

Icicle Cleanup 2016

On April 23, 2016, a large group of volunteers turned out for the third or fourth Icicle Cleanup, hosted by the Leavenworth Mountain Association. The Leavenworth Mountain Association connects the community to the mountains for the benefit of both. The Seattle Vertical World is America's first climbing gym, founded in 1987. Two teams [...]

Icicle Cleanup 20162018-04-20T16:17:29+00:00